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TAMAWASHI

Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 17, 2022
Tamawashi upends Terunofuji again as Takayasu grabs lead at Spring Grand Sumo Tournament
The sport's lone yokozuna was beaten by No. 2 maegashira Tamawashi for the second straight tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 14, 2022
Tamawashi ends yokozuna Terunofuji's winning streak at 23
The win improved the 37-year-old Tamawashi's career record between the Mongolian-born grapplers to 6-10 and left both with 5-1 records.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 19, 2021
Terunofuji survives Tamawashi scare for eighth straight win
The undefeated sole leader secured a winning record for the tournament but was more than tested by his veteran opponent.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 7, 2021
Hakuho and Terunofuji survive scares to stay perfect on Day 4
Hakuho, who had knee surgery in March, needed all his agility and survival instincts to deny No. 2 maegashira Takanosho an upset in the day's last bout.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 16, 2020
Upcoming July Basho could be fascinating, unpredictable affair
It's hard to know just what kind of physical or mental condition rikishi will be in when things kick off at Ryogoku Kokugikan on July 19.
Japan Times
SUMO / Rikishi Files
Nov 20, 2019
Tamawashi's January victory among sumo's biggest shocks
Roughly half of sumo's recent first-time champions have been rikishi on the way up.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 17, 2019
Hakuho easily defeats Tamawashi to stay on top
Hakuho remained alone at the top of the leaderboard after beating Tamawashi at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jul 4, 2019
Title appears up for grabs at upcoming Nagoya Basho
Commentators often divide sumo into eras, each defined by its outstanding rivalry.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 20, 2019
Unbeaten Hakuho outduels Takakeisho
Yokozuna Hakuho held off a stern challenge from sekiwake Takakeisho on Wednesday to maintain his perfect 11-0 record at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 11, 2019
Sumo 101: Pusher-thrusters
When many people think of sumo, they imagine two large men locked in a vice-like grip straining to force each other out of a ring.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 7, 2019
Hakuho, other challengers ready to chase spring glory
The Osaka Basho, which gets underway on Sunday, is arguably the most wide-open tournament sumo has seen in years.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Jan 30, 2019
Tamawashi put on thrilling show during run to first title
Just prior to the 2018 September Tournament, while sitting in a sweltering Ryogoku Kokugikan and watching the Yokozuna Deliberation Council practice session, I grabbed a quick selfie with a couple of rikishi standing over my right shoulder.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 27, 2019
Tamawashi secures first title by beating Endo on final day
Sekiwake Tamawashi became the second-oldest wrestler in sumo's current format to secure his maiden championship, winning the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday, the tourney's 15th and final day.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 26, 2019
Tamawashi maintains lead heading into final day in quest for first title
Sekiwake Tamawashi maintained his lead by beating No. 5 maegashira Aoiyama with one day remaining in the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 25, 2019
Tamawashi pulls ahead after Hakuho drops third straight
Newly promoted sekiwake Takakeisho handed yokozuna Hakuho his third straight loss on Friday at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 24, 2019
Tamawashi defeats Hakuho for first time, grabs share of tournament lead
Mongolian sekiwake Tamawashi grabbed a share of the lead with his first career win over yokozuna Hakuho on Thursday, the 12th day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 21, 2019
Hakuho stays spotless on ninth day
Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho maintained his lead after beating former ozeki Kotoshogiku on Monday, the ninth day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 22, 2018
Takakeisho stays ahead of the pack
Takakeisho maintained his one-win lead after beating rank-and-filer Tamawashi on Thursday, the 12th day of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 11, 2018
Kisenosato opens Kyushu Basho with loss
Yokozuna Kisenosato opened the 15-day Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament with a loss to Takakeisho on Sunday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 13, 2018
Kakuryu stays tied for lead with victory over Tamawashi
Yokozuna Kakuryu picked up another victory on Tuesday to remain undefeated on the third day of the 15-day Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.

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